ALEXANDER SOKOLOV

Lead visualization artist with more than 15 years of previs production experience on feature films, commercials, and big events, including two Emmy Award Winning shows. Team-oriented, great communication skills. Keen to storyboarding, sequence assembling, and filmmaking narration.

SKILLS
Previs: blocking, animation, complex camera moves, lighting, rendering, FX. Postvis: compositing, 2D/3D tracking, keying, clean up, roto, set extension. Art Direction: style frames, effects and looks development, motion design. Storyboarding, sequence editing, sound editing.

SOFTWARE
Autodesk Maya / 3ds Max / V-Ray. Adobe After Effects, Mocha Pro. Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid MC. PFTrack, SynthEyes. Shotgrid, ftrack, Slack, Frame.io.

EXPERIENCE
Senior Postvisualization Artist ‒ MPC/Technicolor, Los Angeles, CA.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023) – Paramount Pictures.
Chip ‘n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022) – Walt Disney Pictures.

Lead Visualization Artist ‒ OPSIS, Los Angeles, CA.
Stranger Things 4 (2022) – Netflix.
Secret Headquarters (2022) – Paramount Pictures.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023) – Warner Bros.
65 (2023) – Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Rebel Moon (2023) – Zack Snyder, Netflix.
Forza Horizon 5 promo, GMC Exhibit Zero, The World is on Netflix.

Visualization Artist ‒ The Third Floor Inc., Los Angeles, CA.
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) – Paramount Pictures.
Jumanji 2: The Next Level (2019) – Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Flora and Ulysses (2020) – Walt Disney Pictures.
Jungle Cruise (2021) – Walt Disney Pictures.

Visualization Artist ‒ Sawhorse Productions, Los Angeles, CA.
IBM, Samsung, Lyft, Facebook, Mtn Dew, TheraBreath, Anthem,
BMW, Disney commercials, Netflix, and HBO shows.

Lead Previs Artist ‒ Bazelevs, Moscow, Russia.
Wanted (2008) – Universal Pictures.
The Irony of Fate 2 (2007) – Channel One Russia.
Day Watch (2006) – Fox Searchlight Pictures.

EDUCATION
Filmmaking
New York Film Academy ‒ Burbank, CA.

PROJECT AWARDS
1 Emmy Award for outstanding television movie – Chip ‘n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers.
5 Emmy Awards, 13 Emmy Nominations – Stranger Things 4.
1 Golden Globe Award – RRR.

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